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I'OJtTLAM). OltEf.ON, SATURDAY, XOVE3IBER 26. 1910.
I'll ICE FIVE CENTS.
VOL. I.. NO. 15.G01.
qui a litlui
TO BE SWEEPING
New Railroad Company
iSTMHORN SLATED FOR OFFICE
Local 0. R. & N. Officials Are
on Board Chosen.
CHANGES ARE TO BE MADE
Orrgnn-WaOilngton Hallroad A NaT
igatlon Company Will Be Ojx-r-atrd
In Connection with Lo
cal Harlnian Sjtcm.
To whs; n!nt the actual management
f the Hsrrtman lines In th XorthwMt
w1!l be ir.rrerd aa a result of the re-
rert Incorporation of the Oregon-Wash-
- lnroa Railroad A Navigation Comparijr,
future developments will determine, th
meeting of the stockholders yesterday
rot taking action toward the consolida
tion of th operating or other business
departmenta at any time tn the Imme
The following directors were elected
at yesterday's meeting: R- Koehler. J.
F. Graham. R. B. MIHrr. M. J. Buckler
and A. C. Spencer. The director then
chose offl:er as follows: R. Koehler.
president; J. F. Graham, vice-president:
A. C Spencer, secretary: M. J. Buckley,
assistant secretary: H. B. Bradt. treas
urer, and R. L. Barnes, assistant treas
urer. Alt the officers are Portland of'
flelals of the Itarrlman companies, with
the exception of air. Bradt and Mr.
Barnes. Mr. Bradt Is In New Tork and
Mr. Barnes Is vice-president of th
Vnlted States National Bank.
St ra born Slated for Ofrioe.
Other vice-presidents will be provided
for. It is understood that Robert E.
Strahorn wtll be named a vice-president
with headquarters In Spokane, and that
J. I. Farrell will hold a similar position
with offices In Seattle.
The present officials of the Hariiraan
lines will continue In their positions, R.
B. Wilier being the traffic manager for
all the line affected by the consolida
tion. Including the North Coast. While
the Southern Pacific Company Is not
affected by the merger. Mr. Miller will
continue to act as trafflo manager for
that road in Oregon. Other officials of
the O. R. A N. Company who handled
Southern Paclflo business la the past.
wilt continue to do so In the future. It
Is thought that eventually they will be
relieved of thee duties, especially If
ther Is a move to consolidate the busi
ness of th new corporation, but th
present plans of th company do not
contemplate such action.
O'Brien Likely to Continue.
What connection J. P. O'Brien, general
manager of th O. R. & N. and South
ern Pacific Cnmranlca la th Northwest,
will have with the new company has
not been officially announced, but It Is
understood that he will succeed to th
management of th consolidated roads
as well a continue his services with
the Southern Pacific lines In Oregon.
Th P. & s X. Company and asso
ciated lines will remain under freight
and passenger management Independ
ent of th Oregon A Washington, as at
present, although their relations may
become somewhat closer.
Whether the North Coast, when It Is
opened to traffic, will be taken tn as
a part of the O. R. A N. system or op
erated as a separata division of the new
corporation, has not been determined.
The present understanding of th offl
otala Is that It will b opened aa a third
division of the great network of rail
ways, th O. R- A N. and associated
roads forming on and th Oregon A
Washington th other.
. New Name) ATI! I Be I'scd Later.
Eventually, th business of all these
roads will be don under th nam of
th Oregon-Washington Railroad A Nav
igation Company, but until this concern
actually take charge of th work, each
line will be designated by Its present
The Oregon Railway A Navigation
Company has become so well known
throughout the country and especially
In the Northwest, which territory It
serves, as The O. B A N..' said one
of the officials yesterday, "that It is
rot likely that th present generation
will live to hear It generally referred
t.- by any otheV name. However, It
will be a matter of only a few weeks,
or perhaps months, until all th busi
ness alii be don officially under th
nsme of the new concern. I suppose
that In time a nickname of some sort
will be applied to It. but whether this
will become mors popular than th old
term also Is a matter of doubt."
New Company Operating- Concern.
That th new company Is to b an op
erating as well as a holding company
la th purpose expressed by local offi
cials. This will require many changes
la soma details of management. Some
of th present officers may change their
titles and a number of minor adjust
ments may be made, hut at present
what these will be are nut foreseen.
It Is belle ed that the various hanz-s
ran be male without Inconvenience to
any detail of the great business.
Another detail with which th attor
'CoaolwdeA ea Bae iJt
i won in u years
niMir.RtXT fAKVTS FORTUNE
IX CROOK COUNTY
nci-lnnlnc With Bare Hands. Pnvld
Koopman Gain Broad Acres
and Flock and Herd.
Fourteen rears ago Iavld Koopman
. r:i-man Immigrant, located
himself In Central Oregon, living alone
in his rude cabin, sometimes
barely enough food to keep
Te.terdnr ha came t Portland for
h f.r.t time. In these 14 years
...A quired a farm of 100 acres,
large flock f sheep.
herd of cattle,
broad field In cultivation, a
For himself and the other members
of his family he bought round-trtp
and steamship tickets to
knm, in Germany. They
n.t of the Winter
inn mum.) . -
with his relatlvee.
vftnmna nronertv Is near
frn,.k c.,nniT. and Is one of the most
valuable farms In that section.
i i , .h.t i rotil.l make money
. ..... . . v . r. -i the O. R.
II trirn. p.iu
- . -The land was there
. . ,ii 1 nee.led to do was to go
work on It. I took It up little by little.
Thlngs have been coming
pretty fast tho last few years,
, and tlvls
vear I decided I coulil
ifford to take
iY,v wife and our two children to sea
mv folks in the old country.
none of them ever have visited."
I'h. Koonman family started
their home In Crock County last Tues
day, traveling nearly 100 miles on th
atag to St.axlko.
up. Koonman formerly was
school teacher in the district of which
th Koopman farm la a part.
WAITER LEAPS 3 STORIES
Man la Unhurt by Jump to Escape
Arreat by Detective.
Rather than submit to arrest. Harry
Francis, a waiter. Jumped from a third
story window In the Piedmont rooming-house.
184 I'nlon avenue, early
this morning, landing unhurt on a rub-
blah heap In an alley. H made nis
escape In th darkness, but was found
i hnnre later hiding near
East Sixth and Belmont streets, by Ser
geant KUr and Detective Craddock.
When Detective crtanocn puunud
vi. chamber door. Francla waa pr-
, bed. On shoe waa oft
but he did not atop to put on or u.
his drowsing wife goodbye, as th de
tective entered th room. After th
leap, th detective looked out th win
dow and saw Francis In a heap on
th ground but when th officer got
down atalrs he found th waiter had
Francla Is charred with stealing a
watch and 1:00 from Chrla Spreen. of
241H Tamhlll street.
OFFICER CANNOT BE 'FIRED'
Spokane Court Uphold Sullivan In
l ight to Keep Job.
SPOKANE Wash, Nov. Ii-9pcll.)
Th City Council cannot suspend Cap
tain of Tollc John T. Sullivan, nor
can th Board of Pollc Commissioners
suspend, even If ordered to by the City
Council. This U th declalon of Superior
Judge E. 1L Sullivan, following th hear
ing on Captain Sullivan petition tor
an Injunction against the Council car
ryloe" out Its finding on the J. H. Klllott
The court, however, refused to grant
th injunction on the ground that as yet
Sullivan has not been ordered suspended
bv th Folic Lommisaion.
quently dismissed th case, but with the
assurance that ahould th Police Coin
mission suspond Sullivan, h would pro-
ounc aucii an order void and unlaw
escap'ed soldiers caught
Two Private Take Trail and Find
Qnarry, F.rfectlnjj Capture.
FORT STEVENS. Or. Nov. . fSpe-
claD One of th roost carefully planned
and daring ecap from I'rdted State
military authorities has com to naught
through the unaided effort of two sol
diers. Privates Peterson and Smith. On
IIundTed and Sixtieth Company, Coast
ArtlUery Corp. Smith and Peterson
captured th four eaoapea prisoners,
Baldrldge. Roberus, Johnson and Want,
about noon today at Fvnen. a smal
cation about a mllea from Fort
Th prisoners had entered Bvensen for
th purpos of renewing their food snip-
ply and on entering the only atore In
Ui town -found) themselves facing two
Army Colta and beard the prompting
command to surrender, given by Smith
and Peterson, who nsd, traiiea in men.
TARDY MAN LOSES BRIDE
As Girl Wall, Wedding (inert Offers
Hand and Is Accented.
MARINETTE. Wis.. Nov. IJ. On
hundred guests assembled today at the
horn of Mrs. Joseph Ttocqu to attend
th wedding of her sister. Mis Mary
I.ouls Gardiner, of Sycamore, ill. to
Benjamin Nelson, of Lens, Wis.
Nelson, who had long wooed Mis
Gardiner, did not appear at the ap
pointed time. Karl Johnson, a guest
and former suitor who had long sought
M! Gardiner's affections, stepped for
ward and offered himself as a substi
tute. The oner waa accepted and th
ceremony a as performed by Justice
Mexican Rebels Are Not
Beaten, They Say.
WOUNDING OF LEADER DENIED
Insurgents Control Severa
Towns and Are Well Armed.
INDIANS MAY JOIN THEM
itCTOio(ionl.t Trying to Induce
Plinas and Yaqnl to Take Up
Anns Cowboys Smuggle
Weapons Across Border.
Arlr., Xov. is. Francisco
I. Madcro. the leader of the Mexican
revolutionists, is now reported not
wounded, but Instead, marching on the
city of Monclova. In the state of
coahuila. at the head of a well
equipped army, said to number as high
euuo men. News of Madero'a being
wounnea is eald to have been sent out
by Mexican official to discourage the
This waa the report sent bv revolu
across ino border Into Douglas
today. A local business man. who la
revolutionary sympathiser, received
th data In documentary form from
friend In Mexico, and the dlsDatch was
s" out for publication tonight
Paper Smuggled Over Line.
A small printed document Dubllshed
at Chihuahua shows the local situation
mere and the purported movements of
aiaaero. This paDer was m,.r!.H
In today, since October SI. It Is said
oo-wboy have engaged In smuggling
arms In from the border, where they
were received from San Antonio.
All th funds were supDlled bv the
Mexican Junta and by Madero Derson-
It la said that both the mounted
troopa and Infantry of Madero carry
modern repeating rifle of 30-10 cali
ber. Madero' mounted soldiers arm
considered particularly efficient. The
root soldier were recruited from the
cotton belt, where It was known for
a long ttma that the peons were ready
to take up arm.
Madero's Stroke Bold.
According to the reports received In
Douglas. Madero first movement waa
bold stroke. With his men he
marched to the great ranch owned bv
General Terraxas. now appointed Gov
ernor of Chihuahua, at Sans Ostene.
where he captured 400 horses. Ma
dero and bis soldier then moved Into
th mountains. Here, with his troopa
he will be able to stand off th gov
ernment army for an Indefinite period.
If tb claim of th revolutionary
sympathisers Is well founded.
Th only big fore of government
roops In th vicinity where Madero Is
operating Is under command of General
Travlno, who Is reported moving by 1
rail from Monterey toward Monclava
to give battle to Madero. If possible-
General Travlno la reported to have
left Monterey November 21. but sup-
iConeluded on Pare B.
j 1T? r
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INDEX OF TODAY'S NEWS
TEPTKRDAT'S Maximum temperature, 4
a-n r.c. . minimum. So desrees.
TODAY Fair, southwesterly winds.
Af t.r long nbat Frazil Congress grants
amnesty lo mutineers. Fase a.
Martero and Mexican rebel host of 6000
msrch on city, rage 1.
Tolstoi's last work written In opposition to
capital punishment. Pace 4.
Increased freleht on shoes multiplied to
consumer. Fsge X.
If Nasal approves. Seattle eensus will be
announced tonljht. Pae 3.
Government wtll protect corporation eecreta
coia in reports, i'aice z.
Army Is unprspared tn case of war, says
General Wood, rase 1.
Cupidity Tirohable . motive for murder of
axed minister and his wit by servant's
son. rase 8.
Illinois factions at waterways convention
fight m caucus. Fase 1.
Hatnmerwteln seelrs Injunction to prevent
Mma. T'trasxlnl singing la Ean Fran
cUoo page a.
Labor Federation debates admission of
Western miners. Page 5
Waterwsys Congress at Washington In De
cember will be largest yeU 1'sge 8.
Ewlng confident Coast l.rague will re-elect
Graham and Long, page 7.
Commercial and Merino-
Coffee prles continue to climb, rage 17.
General trade on a safe basis. Page IT.
Whest closes firm at Chicago. Page 17.
Ptock market Is neglected. Page 1".
Eastern apple market shows better under
tone. Puge 17.
Chartering of Wlndrush shows decline of
freight rates. Page IS-
Attorney General gives opinion to Hood
Hlver on home rule amendment. Page 6.
Retired farmers should stay at home, says
National president of union. Page 8.
Former Seattle street-walf arrested as
"pirate queen." Page 7.
Spokane siifTraRlrts gowned Mrs. Emma
Smith tieVoe but she did not Sid them.
Huge elephant, which killed keeper, poisoned
with cyanide. Page 4.
Union organizer leaves Tampa, fearing at
tack, page 3.
Portland and Vicinity.
Lawver and priest Join to save dlng stenog
rapher's property to family. Page 5.
Public Service Commission bill to be Intro
duced tn Legislature. Page 1
Association of property-owners to build 12-
story block at rourtn ana nunwsura
streets. Page 16.
German Immigrant of 14 years ago nas
lrtoti-acre farm and fortune, page I.
Government eends man to demonstrate char-
plttlng proceas or clearing land, rage i".
Out of difference to Council, Home Rule
Association merely mattes recommenuu
tlons. Page 13.
Officers nsmed to direct affairs of merged
Harrlman llnea Psge 1.
Judge will not tolerste threats to kill, as
result of Hasslns trageay. rage i..
Sliding of qulckaand wrecks g a rare. Page .
DUCK'S CRAW YIELDS GOLD
Salem Housewife's Find Starts Hus
band to Prospecting.
SALEM. Or, Nov. 26. (Special.) M.
L. Hamilton has almost reached the
conclusion that there Is mora profit In
ducks than in any Oregon fowl or fish.
Hamilton secured a nns specimen of a
duck, from a local market man i r
Thanksgiving. Yesterday when tts
bird was being prepared for th order
Mrs. Hamilton made a discovery which
brought the attention of the entlra
It was found that the bird's craw
was literally nuea wun virgin goia.
Many particles of the precious mineral
war brought forth and Hamilton veri
fied his belief by putting the gold under
a test at th establishment of a local
Th new owner of the duck spent a
args portion of Thanksgiving In an
endeavor to ascertain the locality In
which th duck was captured, but
found no further Information than tho
statement that It was brought Into the
city from some point east of Salem.
Hamilton believes that the . bird had
been feasting In some veritable Gol
conda which might "pan out" In rich
quantities for the lucky prospector.
IF I'LL BE ABL E TO KEEP ORDER WITH THIS?"
FREIGHT Oil SHOES
Few Mills Grow to 40
Cents to Buyer.
WITNESS SAYS USER PAYS
Horizontal Increase, if Any, Is
INJUSTICE IS CHARGED
Shippers Feel That They Have Al
ready Paid Pound of Flesh,
Commission Is Told Youth
Amazes With Figures.
"WASHINGTON, Nov. 25. That the In
crease of a few mills In the freight on
a pair of shoes was followed by an
advance In price to the retailer of 10
or 15 cents and of 40 cents to the con
sumer, was declared by Henry C. Bar
low, of Chicago, before the Interstate
Commerce Commission at today's hear
ing. Mr. Barlow Is a director of the Chl-
... . ..... i h,
cago Traffic Association aim " -
20 years' experience In rallroaa dusi-
nesa. He contended that th big shlp-
i . .vi
pers would not bear as mucu i
burden as the small shippers, and that
th shippers under class rates during
the past decade had contributed tneir
f.iil hare of th proposed lncreasea
Consumer Bears increase,
Mr. Barlow's declaration that any in
creased freight rate always fell on the
consumer was questioned by Chairman
Knapp, who asked the wltnesa How ne
fleured that an Increase or less man
k mill on a rjalr oi snoes, nucu
... I 1 ,t.A
increase of freight rates promised gen
eral prosperity, would b
the price of shoes
Mr. Knapp explained that he recently
had seen some figures regaruins
-hiob he had verified. The manufac
turer had Increased his price 15 cents
pair, the retailer 40 cents a pair under
rennlrcment from me niinunc'"'"
and owing to the freight Increase.
rtarinw said that when a manu-
rcturer shlDPed 100.000 cases of shoes,
nrobably on 8 or 4 per cent profit, and
is oer cent rate was Imposed on him.
he probably would raise his price 10
... o .ir Then the retailer would
LVll ,.1 "
Increase the price to the consumer.
Advance Not Distributed.
The witness contended that the pro
posed advance put 44 per cent of tne
burden on first-class freight and that
substantially 73 per cent of the burden
rested on shippers of first, second ana
hM classes of freight. He estimated
that substantially 10.1 per cent of the
total railway tonnage in the territory
affected would bear the burden of the
Mr. Rarlow believed In a horizontal
Increase In rates. If any were neces
sary, which he was not willing tb con
cede. He thought Iron and steel and
coffee and sugar should help bear the
(Concluded on Pane 4.)
IN CASE OF WAR
MAJOR-CENERAIi WOOD SOUNDS
TTARXINO TO XATIOX.
In Annual Report ne Says Shortage
of Field Artillery Most Grave.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25. Major-Gen-eral
Wood, Chief of Staff, paints a
gloomy picture of the lack of prepared
ness of the American Army tn case of
war In his annual report mad public
There were weak spots in many direc
tions, he sal J. but most serious was the
shortage of field artillery and ammuni
tion, a fault that should ba Immediately
General "Wood said there was a great
lack of reserve seacoast ammunition and
that, at the present rate of appropria
tion by CongTeas, It would tak mora
than 50 years to obtain a reasonable sup
ply for the coast defense and a still
lonper time to obtain the necessary
field artillery and ammunition.
If the regular Army and organized
militia at war strength were called to
arms today, said General "Wood, there
would be a shortage of more than 60
per cent In the field artillery necessary
to equip them. This force would repre
sent only a portion of the men called
to arms in case of war with a first
General Wood strongly urged the pas
sage by Congress of the pending bill for
raising a volunteer army In time of war.
Other recommendations Include the
creation of a reserve of not less than
300,000 men who have served In the reg
ular Army or militia; the concentration
of the Army In large posts; the re-estab-
Jlahment of the canteen; the Increase of
the Signal Corps and the acquisition of
REWARD OUT FOR COUGAR
"Old Sleuth" Has Killed $2500
Worth of Livestock In Washington.
DAYTON, Wash. Nov. 25. (Special.)
Eluding scores of pursuers for two
years, "Old Sieuth." the big, bold out
law congar, which has killed scores
of horses, cows, hogs and sheep in the
Blue Mountains, is still at, large, ac
cording to word reaching here today.
Settlers have offered a handsome re
ward for the animal and hunters, trap
pers and forest rangers have tracked
"Old Sleuth" In vain. It Is estimated
he has killed over $2500 worth of live
stock th th past year.
Once only has he been seen. That
was last Winter, when a hunter took
a shot at him and missed. He leaves a
track larger than a horse and last Win
ter broke through ice that held up a
heavy horse. The animal ranges from
the headwaters of the Tukanon River
to the head of the south fork of the
Touchet Hlver, a path 15 miles long.
Mountaineers have come to know his
presence by his screams, which are
much coarser than uttered by an or
When snow, falls several hunting
parties will go on his trail.
WOMAN WRITES FANTASIES
Almee Crocker Gouraud as Author
Is Weirdly Mystical.
NEW TORK. Nov. 25. (Special.)
"Moon Madness and Other Fantasies" Is
the title of a book written by Almee
Crocker Gouraud, widow of the late
Jackson Gouraud and published today
by the Broadway Publishing Company.
There are eight tales in the book and.
as the title or tlie worn Implies, they
are fantasies'. Tiie publishers' announce
ment says they are also "of a weird mys
tical character." An evening paper re
prints by' permission, one of these stories
entitled "Kara, the Faithful." In style
and execution this story Is characteristic
of the other seven in the volume.
It is a thrilling story of the love of
the wife of the rajah for a faithful at
tendant, who, repulsed, visits upon him
he cruellest revenge. She horsewhips
him herself when tiie guards had not
satisfied her demand for punishment.
CLEARINGS STILL GAINING
Bank Figures Show Increase of C3
Per Cent Over Week Last Year.
Portland Is still maintaining an In
crease In the matter of bank clearings.
For the week ending yesterday, the total
clearings amounted to KS29.O00 and
showed a gain of 23 per cent over the
business for the corresponding week last
According to Bradstreet's statement,
all the cities In the country showed a
failing off from the totals recorded last
week. This was due to the Thanksgiv
Los Angeles, Oakland and San Fran
cisco showed substantial Increases for
the week, while Seattle and Tacoma reg
istered large decreases. Seattle failed
to do as large a business as last year,
for the week, by 31.7 per cent, and Ta
coma gave a loss of 24.3 per cent.
GIBBONS FOE TO SUFFRAGE
Cardinal Advises Normal School
girls' Against Joining Movement.
BALTIMORE. Md.. Nov. 25. "Avoid
following those who desire woman suf
frage," said Cardinal Gibbons In a talk
today to the students of St. Catherine's
Normal Institute, where he was the
guest of honor at the celebration of the
feast of St. Catherine.
"Do not follow in the steps of those,"
he continued, "who have become man
nish In their ways and who fight for a
place In politics. The place for woman
is In the home,"
Nearly in Riot.
LORIMER'S FOLLOWERS LOSE
Caucus Chooses Randolph for
DEEP MISSISSIPPI URGED
Lakes-to-GuIf Convention In St.
Louis Has I,lvely Session Chi
cago! to Be Next Meeting
Place Taft Is Attacked.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 23. Charges that
President Taft is growing Indifferent
toward a deeper waterway for the Mis
sissippi River, and contests between
factions of states for representation on
the committee enlivened the first ses
sion of the Lakes-to-the-Gulf-Deep-Waterway
Association, which was held
President "W. K. Vanuaugh, of the as
sociation, was cheered heartily by the
delegates during the reading of his
opening address, when he declared that
President Taft has mistaken the senti
ment of the Nation.
Illinois Fight Shown.
Tha fight in the Illinois Republican
party came to the surface when tha
delegation went into a caucus to elect
a Representative on the resolutions
committee. Senator Lorlmer's friends
selected Representative Ralney for
the resolutions committee, and
Governor Deneen's followers announced
they had chosen Isham Randolph.
When tho factions reported, effort
were made to compromise on one man,
but without avail, and the seen bor
dered on a riot. Delegates from other
states gathered when Governor Deneen
mounted a chair to still the tumult.
The Illinois delegation was prevailed
upon to move to a far corner. After an
hour's wrangling It reported that
Isham Randolph had been chosen for
the resolutions committee, and Repre
sentative Rainey for the nominating
Waterways Declared Non-Political.
Isham Randolph, of Chicago, told the
convention the waterway question waa
not a political one. He declared In
favor of fighting for the deepest chan
nel obtainable. If not 14 feet, then 12
or nine. Edward A. Halsey, of Chi
cago, took a positive stand In favor
of a 14-foot channel, saying that any
one who did not stand for a channel
of that depth ought not to be consid
ered a waterway advocate.
Governor Deneen advised the conven
tion not to assume a defiant attitude
In advance of the report of the Gov
ernment engineers who have com
pleted a survey of the Mississippi
"Without opposition, Chicago was
chosen the next meeting place of the
The attendance at the convention,
which met In the First Regiment Arm
ory, was as large as at any previous
convention. Prominent among the dele
gates and guests are United States Sen
ators, Congressmen and Governors of
A special train of waterway boomer
arrived this morning from Chicago.
Prefacing his address of welcome
with a review of tlie work of the asso
ciation. President Kavanaugh declared
that tlie organization hHd consistently
demanded that river betterments be put
on practical basis.
"Pork Barrel" Condemned.
"Almost at the outset," said lie, "thl
organization, unlike other associations.
condemned the 'pork barrel' policy and
demanded that river Improvements be
put on a practical basi. In which com
mercial conditions should be held para
mount o pulitical consideration.
What is the result? Within the last
four years public sentiment has
changed; demands for waterway Im
provement have become nonpolitlcal
and even the President, despite a grow
ing indifference to our great project
and favorable towards lus own river, .
has announced that hereafter no 'pork
barrel' bill will receive his approval.
"From the beginning, this association
has taken the ground that navigation
should be developed in accordance with
the comprehensive system, beginning
with the lakes-to-the-gulf deep water
way as' its natural muin artery.
Harbor Hill Praised.
"Why should not the S:M Congress, at
Its first session, adopt 'the policy of com
prehensive water development, already
approved by tlie people, and show It
good faith by a specific provision for a
deep waterway through the natural ar
tery connecting the Great Lakes and the
Gulf, In accordance with the plans we
have formed at great cost?"
Vouthful Robber Sentenced.
BUFFALO, N. Y., Nov. 25. Thomas H.
Barnett, 23 years old. who, according
to the police, wore evening dress while
committing burglaries In Buffalo, was
sentenced today to not less than two
years and six months in Auburn Prison.
His 18-year-old wife, an accomplice, was
,nt to the House of Refuge at Albion.